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Behind-the-scenes and behind-the-themes: FEED presents live events in conjunction with Nature Theater of Oklahoma’s Life and Times: Episode 1-4

Join Soho Rep’s FEED Humanities programming for three pre-show chats that crack open the work of Nature Theater of Oklahoma’s LIFE & TIMES on a thematic level. All events are free and first come, first served. They will take place at 440 Studios’s Robert Moss Theater which is directly across the street from the public. 6-7pm. FREE PIZZA & DRINKS — CULTURE AND BEER; WHAT ELSE DO YOU WANT BEFORE A PIECE OF EPIC THEATER?

Everything You Wanted To Know About Nature Theater of Oklahoma But Were Afraid to Ask! with The Program
January 16, 2013
Pizza and drinks served!

The Program are a roving trio of arts journalists and thinkers who devote themselves to making great theater accessible to all through background chat, cool essays and questions answered. They are TIME OUT NEW YORK’s Theater Editor David Cote, the arts critic and professor Helen Shaw, and the playwright and scholar Jeffrey Jones. A big hit when FEED paired up with them last for Young Jean Lee’s LEAR, we are delighted to bring them back so that they may contextualize and describe the wild, wacky and epically mundane world of NTOK.

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The Role of The Everyman in Culture, Media and Art
January 22, 2013
Pizza and drinks served!

Why – and How – does the Everyman become mythic? Who are artists and art makers that have responded to this idea? How does the internet play into all of this? Join STUDIO 360‘s Julie Burstein and special guests as they interrogate this issue.

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Great Lengths: Nature Theater of Oklahoma and Marathon Theater
January 29, 2013
Pizza and drinks served!
See Jonathan Kalb discuss marathon theater here.

How does LIFE AND TIMES: EPISODE 1-4 fit within the context of other marathon works for the stage? Join Hunter College professor Jonathan Kalb as he locates LIFE AND TIMES amongst companies such as Britain’s Forced Entertainment and New York’s Elevator Repair Service. A fascinating lecture in support of Professor Kalb’s new book of the same title. [Book available for purchase.]

Click here to purchase this amazing book which features essays about ANGELS IN AMERICA, EINSTEIN ON THE BEACH, FAUST PART I & II, FORCED ENTERTAINMENT amongst others! 

Great Lengths by Jonathan Kalb, published by University of Michigan Press

 

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